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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub featuring Eliza Callard, Lucy Bell Sellers, and Fritz Ward

Eliza Callard is a Philly gal, and still lives in the Germantown rowhouse she grew up in.  She likes to run in the Wissahickon and kayak in the Schuylkill, she has been published widely. Lucy Bell Sellers lives in Germantown,

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub featuring Shevaun Brannigan, Jamie J. Brunson, and Joyce Meyers

Shevaun Brannigan is a graduate of the Bennington Writing Seminars, as well as The Jimenez-Porter Writers’ House at The University of Maryland. Her poems have appeared or are forthcoming in such journals as Best New Poets 2012, Rhino, Washington Square

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Moonstone @ Communally Presents Kill It to Save It: An Autopsy of Capitalism’s Triumph over Democracy

  Kill It to Save It: An Autopsy of Capitalism’s Triumph over Democracy by Corey Dolgon ($34.95 -University of Chicago Press) Books will be available to purchase and be autographed “To understand the popularity of Italian Fascism in the ’30s,

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub featuring Megan Gillespie and Aubrey Rehab

Megan Gillespie is a graduate of the University of Virginia and the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. Her work has appeared in The Florida Review, New Delta Review and Cimarron Review. Aubrey Rehab is the founder of

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub Featuring Savannah Cooper-Ramsey, Lillian Dunn, and Gabriel Ojeda-Sague

  Savannah Cooper-Ramsey, a fitful Philadelphian who likes to make things (often poems), is the author of “The Self, it’s nothing personal”, the first of two chapbook projects forthcoming with Waterhouse Ltd. Her work has also been published in Whirlwind Magazine

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Moonstone Poetry at Fergie’s Pub: Featuring Richard Bank, Ryan Eckes, and Al Tacconelli

Richard Bank’s poetry has appeared in numerous small press poetry journals. He has conducted a poetry reading series for the Mad Poets Society in the Philadelphia area. Bank has conducted Continuing Legal Education courses on jury techniques, and serves as an adjunct professor

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Moonstone Poetry at Fergie’s Pub: Featuring Ona Gritz and Daniel Simpson

Border Songs: A Conversation in Poems by Ona Gritz & Daniel Simpson ($14.99, August 2017) The poems in Border Songs offer more than a conversation between poets: they’re conversant, knowledgeable, informed by eros, loss, delight, curiosity, and intimate wisdom. This collection stays long

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Moonstone Poetry at Fergie’s Pub: Featuring M. Nzadi Keita, Cassie Macdonald, and Lamont B. Steptoe

M. Nzadi Keita is a Philly-born writer, editor, scholar and teacher, author of Brief History of Heaven, She has received grants from the PCA and the Leeway Foundation,  is an alumna of Cave Canem and has been a Yaddo fellow. She

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Moonstone Poetry @ Fergie’s Pub 1214 Sansom Street Wednesday June 14, 2017 – 7pm

Grace Bauer’s most recent book of poems is MEAN/TIME, just published by the University of New Mexico Press. A 20th anniversary re-issue of her ground-breaking collection The Women At The Well was published in 2016 by SFASU Press. Other books

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21st Annual Poetry Ink

100 Poets Reading Sunday, April 30, 2017 12 noon WE WANT YOU ALL: Academic Poets, Famous Poets, Free Form Poets, Street Poets, Unknown Poets, Spoken Word Poets, Published Poets, Unpublished Poets, and more   Poetry Ink is an open, festive,

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